Here we give you a snapshot of some of what the Priests for Life family of ministries is doing in these days. We thank you for your support and invite you to get to know us better!!
The entire Priests for Life team is at the Staten Island headquarters this week for our monthly meetings.
Fr. Stephen Imbarrato will be organizing and leading the Protest Planned Parenthood in Albuquerque, NM on Saturday, April 29 at 11 am.
Fr. Denis Wilde will be present at Protest Planned Parenthood on Saturday April 29 at 12th St. and Locust Sts., Philadelphia from 10-11 am.
Kevin Burke and Fr. Denis Wilde, OSA will speak at a parish event "Family Fully alive" at St. Joseph Parish, Downingtown, PA on Sunday, April 30, 2017.
Last week Evangelist Alveda King traveled to the New York Archdiocese and spoke to Legatus in St. Patrick's Cathedral. See details here.
Priests for Life has initiated two Prayer Campaigns for an End to the Evils of abortion and Planned Parenthood: April 20-28 & April 29-May 7 in conjunction with the nationwide Planned Parenthood protests on April 28-29. Go here for more information.
Last week Priests for Life launched a public education and advocacy campaign focused on late term abortion. Priests for Life associate Father Stephen Imbarrato talked about the reality of third-trimester abortion at a press conference on Wednesday, April 19 at the University of New Mexico’s Hodgins Hall in Albuquerque, organized by Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) and also attended by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). Priests for Life also commissioned an undercover phone call to an abortion clinic that agreed to do an abortion on a mother at 33 weeks into her pregnancy. For more information, click here.
Executive Director Janet Morana continues to prepare the episodes for the upcoming taping of The Catholic View for Women at EWTN.
Priests for Life sent out four action alerts recently: 1) Asking people to Thank President Trump for his First 100 Days of Protecting the Unborn 2) Asking people to thank the Senate leadership for the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch; 2) Asking people to thank President Trump for Signing Legislation that Allows States to Stop Funding Planned Parenthood; 3) and Asking people to contact their Representative and Senators urging them to stop funding Planned Parenthood now!. Find out how you can participate at StopAbortionNow.org.
PNCI is focused on tracking pro-abortion activities taking place in Africa and sharing the findings with key African contacts. This includes news about a campaign by IPPF Africa targeting journalists in order to produce news articles favorable to the legalization of abortion in countries across the continent that protect the lives of unborn children.
Kevin Burke’s latest blog – “The Prodigal Father” features a story on David and Daniel Rosa and how Rachel’s Vineyard brought healing to a father and son and their family. Read it here.
During this holy season, Priests for Life in encouraging people to join us in saying an Easter Prayer for Life. Find the prayer and more Easter resources for prayer and reflection here.
The Travel Department is working on preparing the 2018 trips, as invitation are coming in. We still have openings for the 2017 for Fr. Denis and Fr. Stephen Imbarrato. Feel free to call the travel department to ask about inviting one of our speakers.
The Priests for Life IT Department is preparing for our office computer upgrades.
Fr. Stephen Imbarrato continues with his "daily prayer, reflection, and update Facebook Live" each morning at 9 am eastern time. Fr. Frank also continues to broadcast his daily Facebook live videos.
Stand True Youth Outreach is preparing for their summer internship and putting out applications for the internship. They will be building a team of some of the best young pro-lifers in the country to come and train with them this summer.
In the arena of media, Fr. Frank and Janet Morana continue to be on Teresa Tomeo's Catholic Connection weekly. Our radio show, The Gospel of Life on Radio Maria airs every Tuesday night at 6pm ET. Meanwhile, brand new episodes of our Defending Life and Catholic View for Women programs are currently airing on EWTN and we continue to promote them vigorously.